Adult Mental Health Clinicians
Job Details
Mental Health Clinic - Rochester, NY
Full Time
Masters Degree
Counselor - Therapist

General Description

Under general supervision, provides initial assessment and ongoing counseling or treatment to clients classified as Mental Health  patients. Effectively supports ongoing and collaborative communication among all program staff, and is responsible for ensuring a trauma informed care environment.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts diagnostic assessments and counseling, or treatment for clients referred by various sources.
    • Uses the current edition of criteria from the DSM-V to assess mental disorders.
    • Provides treatment in individual, couple, family or group therapy sessions depending on client need.
    • Has adequate awareness and knowledge of medications used to treat mental health conditions.
    • Completes necessary case record paperwork according to department, State, Federal and carrier procedures.
  • Performs regular contact with PCP’s, referral sources, and HMO personnel as needed.
    • Corresponds with PCP within first three appointments, provides periodic updates and a closing letter.
    • Provides information for HMO and payer utilization review as required.
  • Participates in staff meetings and clinical supervision as determined by supervisor.
    • Informs supervisor of significant events/issues related to clients as appropriate, and follows program’s defined incident reporting process as required.
    • Maintains current knowledge on professional practice through reading and reasonable attendance at seminars, workshops and conferences.  Attends agency and department required trainings.
    • Supports quality improvement efforts, including but not limited to satisfaction surveys, accurate    reporting of and use of outcome data, and use of selected quality monitoring instruments.
  • Carries a caseload according to department standards.
    • Completes all statistics, written reports and billing forms in a thorough and timely fashion.
  • Delivers training sessions, as qualified and requested by supervisor.
  • Participates in relevant Agency meetings and/or trainings
  • Actively pursues development of professional competencies related to job role performance through reading, supervision, in-service training and attendance at conferences and workshops.
  • Awareness and active support of the Agency's Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan. Including, but not limited to, supporting the Agency's Core Competency initiatives of being Collaborative and Community Focused, Innovative and Entrepreneurial, and Culturally Competent and Diverse


Note:     The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive.  Employees are required to follow appropriate supervisory direction and perform other related duties as required.




Education:           Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling.

Credentials:         Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHCP or LMHC), or Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) preferred.

Experience:          Five years of supervised clinical experience. Member of insurance panels including but not limited to Blue Choice and MVP, is preferred.

                          Bilingual Spanish preferred


Physical Demands/Work Environment:  The physical demands/work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear, stand, walk, use hands to type and/or perform light lifting.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


Compliance:  Adheres to all applicable federal and state laws and regulations including, but not limited to, those governing confidentiality, privacy, program, billing and documentation standards.  All duties must be performed in accordance with CFC’s corporate compliance & ethics program.


***Catholic Family Center is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our agency and our people. EOE/AA Disability/Vet